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Atlanta rises again (sort of), two new All-Stars (sort of), and "Are you ready for marriage?".

"Tag, you're it!"
"Tag, you're it!"
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Once again, due to work and zero sleep the last two nights, I fell asleep after the second period of the Blues game and woke up to OT. I liked the part where the Red Wings only had 3 shots on goal for 30 minutes.

BLUES NEWS:

  • Lou Korac has a recap for us. [Lou Korac / In the Slot]
  • Could Martin Brodeur return from his leave of absence headed to the Blues front office? [CBS Eye on Hockey]
  • Beyond Checkerdome Episode 69 went up yesterday. Check it out. [SLGT]

HOCKEY NEWS:

  • Ten games last night with scores. Ugh [NHL.com 1/15/15]
  • Six games tonight. [NHL.com 1/16/15]
  • During Wednesday nights game between the Ducks and the Maple Leafs, the Ducks score twice in one shift and the goal chosen to count was credited to "Kyle Palmieri of Atlanta" (this was in Anaheim). [Puck Daddy]
  • With Pekka Rinne and Jimmy Howard out for the All-Star game, Marc-Andre Fleury and Jaroslav Halak have been chosen to replace them. [Puck Daddy]
  • Two terrible teams played each other and found out which one was the worse team. The Sabres lost 7-0 to the Wild(s). Tyler Ennis commends nice Sabres fans for not booing louder. [CBS Eye on Hockey]
  • The minor league pre-game brawl I showed you yesterday has had some consequences. The Laval co-owner, CEO and coach have been given a 2 year ban. [CBS Eye on Hockey]
  • Patrick Sharp and the Blackhawks help a girl reach her goal of attending a Blackhawks game. What? No, I'm not crying…go away…Can I hug Patrick Sharp? [Puck Daddy]
  • Follow up to a link from earlier this week. [Along the Boards] Adam got to FaceTime with Bryan Bickell! (s/t/ to Art Lippo for the update) [Twitter]

OTHER…STUFF:

  • 13 Reasons cats are basically magic. [The Dodo]
  • Cadbury is changing the Creme egg chocolate shell in the UK from dairy milk to a "standard cocoa mix chocolate". In the US it's already been changed to a Hershey's-made shell. Why must they ruin things?!?!? [NPR.org]

VIDEO:

If your lesson on"How to Date" from last week went well, then he's "Are you Ready for Marriage?".

Alright, J-Mill should be back tomorrow. So send links and stuff to him: